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Join us at the IBA annual conference in Washington DC

25 July 2016

The Law Society will be flying the flag for English legal services at the International Bar Association (IBA) annual conference in Washington DC, September 18-23.

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Sign up for our pan-Africa inward delegation to London in October

15 June 2016Updated: 15 June 2016By James Shepherd

We’re recruiting African law firms to participate in a legal market visit to London, from 5-6 October. Find out how to apply.


Nominations extended for the Africa Law Digest Africa Awards 2016

13 June 2016

The Law Digest Africa Awards take place in Lagos on 4 November 2016 with the window for nominations of all categories now extended until 30 June 2016. Get yours in now.

All Africa and the Middle East


Delegation from Georgia visit to the Law Society

8 July 2016

Law Society welcomed a delegation from Georgia on 24 June

2016 ABA Moscow Dispute Resolution Conference

7 July 2016

Sign up for the 2016 ABA Moscow Dispute Resolution Conference on 30 September.


Invitation to Monkey Business: Making The Most of the Golden Era, 28 June 2016

24 May 2016

The Leeds City Region China Business Club are delighted to invite you to their ’Monkey Business: Making the Most of the Golden Era’ event on 28 June in Leeds. Come and hear from a panel of experts working with and in China for advice on your own business strategy and operations.

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2017 Commonwealth Law Conference programme now available

23 May 2016

The biannual Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC) is taking place between 20-24 March 2017 in Melbourne. The theme of the 2017 conference, “Thriving in a global world: building on the rule of law” presents a unique canvass to consider legal issues in our globalised world that both innovate and challenge lawyers practising today. The conference sessions will focus on current trends in Corporate & Commercial law; the legal profession; the rule of law, ...

All North Asia and the Pacific


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Join our Latin America Delegation for International Marketplace in October

14 July 2016By James Shepherd

The Americas team have extended the deadline for applications to join our LatAm delegation for International Marketplace and benefit from an exclusive programme tailored for Latin American law firms from 5-6 October.

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Attend the 8th Annual Conference on the Resolution of International Business Disputes

23 June 2016

The American Bar Association is hosting its 8th Annual Conference on the Resolution of International Business Disputes on September 30, 2016 in Moscow.

All Americas and Caribbean

UK-India Lawyer Exchange Programme, register your interest!

19 July 2016

The Law Society of England & Wales, the Bar Council of England & Wales, and the Bar Council of India intend to organise a UK-India Lawyer Exchange programme in the foreseeable future.

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Incoming visit from Malaysian law firms

21 April 2016

The Law Society is welcoming a delegation of Malaysian law firms between 29 and 30 June and we are keen to get firms involved.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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